Indonesia`s Digital Economy Growth Highest in ASEAN: Bekraf
"During 2015-2017, the growth of Indonesia's digital economy has almost reached 90 percent," Sungkari told reporters on the sidelines of the Bekraf Developer Day 2019 here on Sunday.
In 2017, e-commerce transaction in Indonesia has reached US$8 million, of which US$5 million were made through online stores such as Bukalapak, Tokopedia, and others.
"The interesting fact is that of the US$5 million (transaction), the sellers are small firms led by women," he added.
"It is important for us that digital transaction will benefit Indonesia," Sungkari remarked.
"Today, we invite programmers who are expected to create applications to resolve any problem (in digital economy)," he said.
There are 16 sub-sectors in creative economy that can be developed namely game application and development, architecture, product design, fashion, interior design, visual communication design, film/animation/video, photography, handicrafts, culinary, music, publishing, advertising, fine arts, television and radio.